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'''Wilhelm Bousset''' (3 September 1865, Lübeck – 8 March 1920, Gießen) was a German theologian and New Testament scholar. He was of Huguenot ancestry and a native of Lübeck. He began his studies at the University of Erlangen, where he met Ernst Troeltsch (1865–1923), with whom he would maintain a friendship that would last throughout his career. Later on, he studied at University of Leipzig|Leipzig, where he was student of Adolf von Harnack (1851–1930), and afterwards continued his education at the University of Göttingen. In 1890 he became a professor of New Testament exegesis at Göttingen, later relocating to the University of Giessen (1916). Bousset was a prominent figure in the ''Religionsgeschichtliche Schule'' (history of religions school), a group that included scholars such as Richard August Reitzenstein (1861–1931), Albert Eichhorn...
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